Chapter 12. Microbiological Aspects of Biological Waste Gas Purification

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm2 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed3
  1. Karl-Heinrich Engesser and
  2. Thorsten Plaggemeier

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch12n

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Engesser, K.-H. and Plaggemeier, T. (2001) Microbiological Aspects of Biological Waste Gas Purification, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch12n

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 3

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. Stuttgart, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999



  • trichloroethylene;
  • corynebacterial;
  • nocardial;
  • dichloromethane;
  • mycobacteria


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Microbial Community

  • Microorganisms as Biochemical Agents

  • Problems of Microbial Metabolism and Perspectives of a Corresponding Solution

  • Microbiology of Biological Waste Gas Treatment Facilities under Practical Aspects

  • Monitoring of Mixed Cultures in Waste Air Purification Reactors

  • Emission of Germs from Biological Waste Air Filtration Plants

  • References